Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Wednesday, 6 May 2020 9.30 a.m.

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Contact: Ian Senior  03450 450 500 Email: democratic.services@scambs.gov.uk

Note: This meeting will be held by video conference. 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Announcements

2.

Apologies for Absence

To receive Apologies for Absence from Cabinet members. 

3.

Declarations of Interest

4.

Minutes of Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 19 KB

To authorise the Leader to sign, as correct records, the Minutes of the Extraordinary meeting held on 18 November 2019  and the meeting held on 4 March 2020 as  correct records.

Additional documents:

5.

Public Questions

6.

Issues arising from the Scrutiny and Overview Committee pdf icon PDF 124 KB

7.

Transfer of Community Assets Policy pdf icon PDF 274 KB

Decision:

By affirmation, Cabinet approved the draft Community Assets Transfer Policy, attached at Appendix A to the report from the Chief Executive,, as the basis for considering requests for the transfer of community assets to relevant community-based organisations.

8.

Council Tax Discretionary Reductions Policy pdf icon PDF 292 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

By affirmation, Cabinet approved the Council Tax Discretionary Reduction 13a Policy as set out in Appendix B to the report from the Head of Finance.

9.

Shared Services Business Plans pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

By affirmation, Cabinet authorised the Shared Services Management Board to approve final amendments to the Business Plans set out in the appendices, namely

 

·       3C ICT

·       3C Legal

·       Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service

·       Internal Audit

·       Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service

 

 in line with comments received from all three partner councils.

10.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The press and public are likely to be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item in accordance with the provisions of Section 100(a)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Act). Paragraph 3 relates to information about the financial or  business affairs of any person, including the Authority holding that information.

11.

Shared Services Business Plans

Decision:

By affirmation, Cabinet authorised the Shared Services Management Board to approve final amendments to the Business Plan set out in the confidential appendix in line with comments received from all three partner councils

12.

Milton Country Park Financial Support

Decision:

By affirmation, Cabinet recommended to Full Council that

 

(a)   South Cambridgeshire District Council issues a conditional grant of £50,000 to the charitable Trust responsible for operating Milton Country Park in two equal instalments of £25,000, the first being advanced in May 2020 and the second no earlier than September 2020;

 

(b)  The first instalment be subject to the Head of Finance reviewing the Trust’s current financial position via bank statements; and

 

(c)  The second instalment be subject to the Head of Finance reviewing the Trust’s Management Accounts in addition to business efficiency measures, fundraising efforts and revised cashflow forecast.